A rewritten and revised version of Rose's original, seminal, text and adding a huge amount of new material on accounts of the gods and heroes. The narrative framework of the book includes helpful signposting so that the book can be used as work of reference, and alongside narrative chapters, it includes full documentation of the ancient sources, maps, and genealogical tables.
Discusses heroines both in relation to heroes and as a separate religious and mythic phenomenon. It examines the cultural meanings of heroines in ritual and representation, their use as examples for mortals, and their typical "biographies." An appendix, which identifies more than five hundred heroines, rounds out this lively work. Originally published in 1997.
Handbook of Classical Mythology by William F. Hansen
Call Number: 292 H24 (Rancho)
Publication Date: 2004-06-10
An introduction to the mythological world of the Greeks and the Romans, combined with a chronology of myths and a dictionary of key characters, objects, and events.
Place Names in Classical Mythology by Robert E. Bell
Call Number: 292 B43p (Rancho)
Publication Date: 1988-12-01
Women of Classical Mythology by Robert E. Bell
Publication Date: 1991-06-30
Offers access to information on women in Greek and Roman myth. Each of the 2,600 entries places its subject both in the overall context of classical myth, and in the frame of reference of her better-known counterparts. For each figure there is a description of her particular contribution to folklore, and a list of the various poems, tragedies, epics, and other types of stories in which she plays a central role.
A site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art. The aim of the project is to provide a comprehensive, free reference guide to the gods (theoi), spirits (daimones), fabulous creatures (theres) and heroes of ancient Greek mythology and religion.